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Angle of elevation

An outfielder throws a ball at a speed of 75 mph to the catcher who is 200 feet away. At what angle of elevation was the ball thrown?

See attached formula.


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Since 1 mile = 5280ft, then 1mph = 1.467 ft per second
According to the formula ...

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This provides an example of using a formula to find angle of elevation.